James McAvoy is currently in the “exploding” process. He’s been working for a while fairly under the radar, but since his work in “Atonement” we’ve barely been able to keep him out of the news. With three films already on the books, McAvoy has now added a fourth.
In the latest subscription issue of Production Weekly it was announced that James McAvoy and Mila Kunis will star in an upcoming film called “Taravella”. We know you love both actors, but don’t get too excited. “Taravella” is described as “a romantic comedy with a supernatural twist” which already makes it sound too much like the Sarah Michelle Gellar piece “Simply Irresistable” for me to take it seriously. Quite a leap from “Atonement”, “X-Men: First Class”, or his upcoming Lincoln film “The Conspirator”.
Kunis is set to play the titular role while McAvoy plays Linus, the man whose life she literally falls into out of the sky. Don’t get me wrong, I have certainly seen some good rom-coms with a supernatural twist (“Love Potion #9” anyone?) but it’s already a genre to be skeptical about without the supernatural part , so I always remain wary. More on “Taravella” as details find their way onto the tubes.